Linguine and Clams
1 Onion, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
butter and oil, for sauteeing onion and garlic
3 cans minced or chopped clams, 1 drained, 2 not drained
1 bay leaf
Flour or Corn Starch mixed with milk
Parmesan Cheese (added to recipe by Cherry, who always knows how to take a good thing and make it better)
Parsley for garnish
Saute' onion and garlic in olive oil and butter over medium low heat until soft and translucent.
Add clams, bay leaf, salt, pepper, oregano, and basil. Simmer until clams are cooked and flavors are melded.
Cook Linguine is boiling salted water.
Add flour or corn starch to clam mixture, cook until thickened. Add cheese.
Add cooked linguine to sauce, toss to coat.
Garnish with parsley.
Serve with a crunchy salad, nice white wine, and maybe some sourdough bread if you like. YUMMY!